[R-SIG-Mac] If you use R from the Terminal ...

John Maindonald john.maindonald at anu.edu.au
Mon Jun 7 00:41:46 CEST 2004

Emacs users may find it better to set that as the default.
I do use ess, but also from time to time, I run R from the
command line because I want it to start quickly to do
something simple.

John Maindonald.

On 7 Jun 2004, at 12:47 AM, elijah wright wrote:

>> as I do, it  makes sense to set in your Rprofile.site
>>         options(editor="/usr/bin/open")
>> otherwise file.show() and file.edit() will open files in vi.
>> Yes, I said vi.
> from the POV of a "traditional unix user", this is 100% expected 
> behavior.
> folks are probably better off learning enough of the vi commandset to
> cope, rather than using workarounds... it pays off in the long run.
> --elijah
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